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Trump’s Evolution From Relief to Fury Over the Russia Indictment

The president unleashed a two-day Twitter tirade that was unusually angry and defiant even by his standards.

The Interpreter: Russian Meddling Was a Drop in an Ocean of American-made Discord

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It does not take much to get Americans to turn against one another. Partisan polarization was well underway before Moscow got involved.

Op-Ed Contributor: Don’t Let My Classmates’ Deaths Be in Vain

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I am a freshman at the high school where 17 people were killed. If you have a heart, you need to advocate for change so this never happens again.

Op-Ed Columnist: Whatever Trump Is Hiding Is Hurting All of Us Now

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He either believes Putin’s denials, or more likely, is afraid of what the Russians have on him.

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Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims, ‘I Never Said Russia Did Not Meddle’

Here are eight times President Trump has rejected or otherwise doubted that Moscow had a role in interfering with the 2016 presidential election.

For Parents of Shooting Victims, a Support Network That Keeps Growing

Those who have lost children in earlier tragedies will reach out to the newest grieving parents to console, advise and often recruit them to the gun control cause.


E.P.A. Chief Pruitt Postpones Trip to Israel Amid Scrutiny of High-Priced Travel


The trip, which already had been postponed once before, was intended to focus on water issues. The agency declined to give a reason for the delay.


Netanyahu to Iran: ‘Do Not Test Israel’s Resolve’

Brandishing what he said was part of an Iranian drone shot down by the Israeli military, the prime minister warned in a speech in Munich against crossing Israel’s “red lines.”

Did You Watch ‘Black Panther’ This Weekend? Let’s Talk Spoilers

Eight very specific thoughts on the blockbuster Marvel movie.

I Took 7th Graders to See ‘Black Panther.’ Here’s What They Said.

Brooklyn students are enthusiastic — and frank — about the movie. While they were taken with the superhero’s suit, they also saw deeper meanings at work.


Russian Athlete May Lose Olympic Medal After Failed Doping Test

A Russian curler who won a bronze medal in Pyeongchang has failed a preliminary doping test, complicating Russia’s efforts to move past a vast, state-backed cheating scheme.


‘An Endless War’: Why 4 U.S. Soldiers Died in a Remote African Desert

More than 16 years after 9/11 spurred a broad fight against terrorism, some Americans say it’s time to look at how the country is deploying its forces.


Winter Olympics 2018 Medals: Ukraine Gold in Aerials; Biathlon Photo Finish

The Winter Games are in progress in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Stay here for live updates, results and analysis.


Big City: Cool-Looking and Sweet, Juul Is a Vice Teens Can’t Resist


The e-cigarettes, in flavors like Mango and Fruit Medley, offer rebellion in a sharply designed package that appeals to a driven generation.

Saturday, Feb 17

Op-Ed Contributor: Russia Wanted Trump to Win. And It Wanted to Get Caught.

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Its election interference didn’t aim at just the outcome — it also targeted attitudes toward our democracy.

To Stir Discord in 2016, Russians Turned Most Often to Facebook

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The special counsel’s indictment detailed how crucial Facebook and Instagram were to the Russian campaign to disrupt the presidential election.

News Analysis: Trump’s Conspicuous Silence Leaves a Struggle Against Russia Without a Leader

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President Trump depicted indictments charging Russians with interfering in America’s politics as a vindication for himself rather than a threat to the United States.

13 Russians Indicted as Mueller Reveals Effort to Aid Trump Campaign

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The indictment does not allege collusion but reveals in painstaking detail how Russians posed as American activists to boost Mr. Trump’s campaign.

Friday, Feb 16

Opinion: A G.O.P. Guide to Mass Shootings

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The simple plan for the N.R.A’s servants to follow if they want to avoid doing anything about gun violence.

Nikolas Cruz, Florida Shooting Suspect, Showed ‘Every Red Flag’

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Mr. Cruz, the suspect in the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, had no criminal history. But his childhood was certainly difficult.

Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Tyranny of Convenience

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All the personal tasks in our lives are being made easier. But at what cost?

Suspect Confessed to Police That He Began Shooting Students ‘in the Hallways’

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Mr. Cruz faces 17 counts of premeditated murder — one for each of the people he is accused of killing with a semiautomatic AR-15 rifle at his former high school.

Thursday, Feb 15

Editors’ Choice: 11 New Books We Recommend This Week

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Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.

Death Toll Is at 17 and Could Rise in Shooting

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The gunman, armed with a semiautomatic AR-15 assault rifle, was a former student of the school who began his rampage shortly before dismissal time, the authorities said.

Trump, a Week After Porter Resigned, Says He’s ‘Totally Opposed’ to Domestic Violence

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President Trump’s statement came as his chief of staff faced new questions about his handling of abuse claims against the staff secretary Rob Porter.

Editorial: Why Does Trump Ignore Top Officials’ Warnings on Russia?

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His refusal to take on the Russian threat to our democracy violates his oath to ‘preserve, protect and defend the Constitution.’

Wednesday, Feb 14

Senators Strike Bipartisan Deal on Immigration Despite Veto Threat

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The legislation sets up a clash that will pit the political center of the Senate against the president and the Republican congressional leadership.

The Haunting of Lindsey Jacobellis

In an attempt to finally overcome her famous Olympic blunder, the American snowboarder has teamed with a “performance architect” who wants her to embrace the negative memories.

Michael D. Cohen, Trump’s Longtime Lawyer, Says He Paid Stormy Daniels Out of His Own Pocket

Michael D. Cohen, who worked as a counsel to the Trump Organization for more than a decade, said he was not reimbursed for the 2016 payment.

Editorial: Is North Korea Causing Trouble or Giving Peace a Chance?

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The question shouldn’t keep the two sides from meeting to resolve a nuclear standoff.